Nitin Prasad is the Managing Director for the Shell Lubricants business responsible for managing all its business activities in India. In a career spanning over 15 years, Nitin has held diverse roles within Shell, across strategy and portfolio, project management, sales, marke-¡ting and operations including senior strategic advisor in the Downstream Strategy and Portfolio team and Sales Director for hydrocarbon solvents. In his last position, Nitin was the regional head in Singapore for the Chemicals Supply Chain for all of Asia Pacific as well as the Middle East responsible for the operational start-up of the SEPC Petro-chemical facility as well as managing the on-going operations from the existing regional plants. Prior to Shell, Nitin has also worked as a strategic marketing manager responsible for new product development in Altera Corp. (a semi-conductor company based in the USA). Nitin is an engineering graduate from Georgia Institute of Technology, USA and has completed his MBA from INSEAD. He is a seasoned commercial professional having more than 15 years´ experience in technology, oil and chemical industries working in multiple countries in a variety of different functions.